Quotes: random selection
Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
George Holbrook Jackson
British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-19480
We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.
Charles Prince Of Wales
British heir apparent to the throne 1948-0
If English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-17730
The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.
English writer 1778-18300
To be happy, we must be true to nature, and carry our age along with us.
Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell?.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-18940
In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free.
English writer 1709-17840
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
English poet and novelist 1902-19710
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.